Proposed Rules Federal Register
Vol. 72, No. 90
Thursday, May 10, 2007
This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER comment field on this Web page or eligible to export poultry or poultry
contains notices to the public of the proposed attach a file for lengthier comments. products. This evaluation consists of
issuance of rules and regulations. The FSIS prefers to receive comments two parts: A document review and an
purpose of these notices is to give interested through the Federal eRulemaking Portal. on-site review. The document review is
persons an opportunity to participate in the Go to http://www.regulations.gov and, an evaluation of the laws, regulations,
rule making prior to the adoption of the final
in the ‘‘Search for Open Regulations’’ and other written materials used by the
box, select ‘‘Food Safety and Inspection country to effect its inspection program.
Service’’ and ‘‘Proposed Rules’’ from the If the document review is satisfactory,
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE agency drop-down menu and then click the on-site review is scheduled. It is
on ‘‘Submit.’’ In the Docket ID column, conducted by a multi-disciplinary team
Food Safety and Inspection Service select the FDMS Docket Number to that evaluates all aspects of the
submit or view public comments and to country’s inspection program, including
9 CFR Part 381 view supporting and related materials its laboratories and individual
available electronically. After the close establishments within the country. The
[Docket No. FSIS–2007–0016]
of the comment period, the docket can process of determining equivalence is
Eligibility of Chile To Export Poultry be viewed using the ‘‘Advanced Search’’ described fully on the FSIS Web site at
and Poultry Products to the United function in Regulations.gov. http://www.fsis.usda.gov/regulations_
States: Proposed Rule Comment • Mail, including floppy disks or CD– &_policies/equivalence_process/
Period Extension and Notice of New ROM’s, and hand- or courier-delivered index.asp.
Information items: Send to Docket Clerk, U.S. The FSIS review of Chile’s poultry
Department of Agriculture, Food Safety inspection system found that Chile’s
AGENCY: Food Safety and Inspection and Inspection Service, 300 12th Street, requirements are equivalent to the
SW., Room 102 Cotton Annex, relevant provisions of the PPIA and the
ACTION: Proposed rule; supplemental
Washington, DC 20250. regulations that implement that statute.
• Electronic mail:
The FSIS on-site review of Chile’s
SUMMARY: The Food Safety and All submissions received must poultry inspection system in August
Inspection Service (FSIS) is providing include the Agency name and docket 2005 found, however, that Chile was not
additional information about the basis number FSIS–2006–0030. conducting species verification testing
on which it has tentatively concluded All comments submitted in response as required.
that Chile’s inspection system for to this proposed rule will be posted to Chile immediately committed to
poultry and poultry products is the regulations.gov Web site. Comments remedying this deficiency and has
equivalent to that of the United States. will also be available for public documented the steps that it has taken
FSIS published a proposed rule (FSIS– inspection in the FSIS Docket Room at to implement species verification
2006–0030) in the Federal Register of the address listed above between 8:30 testing. FSIS has evaluated the
February 26, 2007 (72 FR 8293–8296), a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through documentation provided by Chile and is
that would add Chile to the list of Friday. confident that Chile has sufficient
countries eligible to export poultry and FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For
controls in place to ensure that species
poultry products to the United States. A further information contact Daniel verification testing is being performed.
comment on the proposal noted a Engeljohn, Ph.D., Deputy Assistant It is noteworthy that FSIS audited
deficiency that FSIS found in its onsite Administrator for Office of Policy, Chile’s beef slaughter inspection system
audit of Chile’s inspection system and Program and Employee Development, in March–April 2006 and found that
questioned how, given that deficiency, FSIS, U.S. Department of Agriculture, species verification testing is being
FSIS could find Chile’s system Room 3147, South Building, 14th and performed by the Chilean government in
equivalent. FSIS is addressing this Independence, SW., Washington, DC the beef slaughter establishments
concern in this supplement to the 20250–3700; telephone (202) 205–0495, certified to export to the United States.
proposed rule. Given that FSIS is fax (202) 401–1760, FSIS documentation of the materials
providing additional information to firstname.lastname@example.org. submitted by Chile to satisfy the species
explain the basis for its tentative finding verification requirement for poultry can
of equivalency, FSIS is re-opening the be found online as an addendum to the
comment period on the proposed rule to Background 2005 FSIS audit of Chile’s poultry
May 25, 2007. FSIS is the public health regulatory inspection system at http://
DATES: Submit comments by May 25, agency in the U.S. Department of www.fsis.usda.gov/regulations_&
2007. Agriculture (USDA) responsible for _policies/Foreign_Audit_Reports/
ADDRESSES: FSIS invites interested ensuring that the nation’s commercial index.asp.
persons to submit comments on the supply of meat, poultry, and egg FSIS is re-opening the comment
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proposed rule referenced in this products is safe, wholesome, and period for this proposed rule so that the
document. Comments may be submitted correctly labeled and packaged. Under public can have an opportunity to
by any of the following methods: the Poultry Products Inspection Act (21 comment on the new information that
• Federal eRulemaking Portal: This U.S.C. 466), FSIS must evaluate a the Agency is making available.
Web site provides the ability to type foreign country’s inspection system Comments must be received by May 25,
short comments directly into the before determining that country is 2007.
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Under this proposed rule, poultry and Done at Washington, DC, on April 30, security numbers and birth dates in
poultry products processed in certified 2007. your submission.
Chilean establishments may be exported David P. Goldman, Mail comments to: Secretary, U.S.
to the United States. All such products Acting Administrator. Nuclear Regulatory Commission,
will be subject to re-inspection at [FR Doc. 07–2202 Filed 5–9–07; 8:45 am] Washington, DC 20555–0001, ATTN:
United States ports-of-entry by FSIS BILLING CODE 3410–DM–P
Rulemakings and Adjudications Staff.
inspectors. E-mail comments to: SECY@nrc.gov. If
you do not receive a reply e-mail
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use of the Internet and other Address questions about our rulemaking
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Canister (MPC) system listing within the
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located at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/ Casks’’ to include Amendment No. 5 to to this rulemaking may be viewed
regulations_&_policies/2007_Proposed_ Certificate of Compliance (CoC) Number electronically on the public computers
Rules_Index/index.asp. FSIS will also 1025. Amendment No. 5 would modify at the NRC’s Public Document Room
make copies of this Federal Register the CoC by revising the Technical (PDR), O–1F21, One White Flint North,
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policies, procedures, regulations, inspection of the air inlet and outlet downloaded electronically via the NRC
Federal Register notices, FSIS public vents instead of thermal monitoring, rulemaking Web site at http://
meetings, recalls, and other types of revising the TS to incorporate guidance ruleforum.llnl.gov.
Publicly available documents created
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or received at the NRC after November
be of interest to constituents and and replace all references to backfilling
1, 1999, are available electronically at
stakeholders. The update is the cask with air to backfilling with
the NRC’s Electronic Reading Room at
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industry, trade and farm groups, indicating devices on the Vertical
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Agencywide Document Access and
professionals, and other individuals editorial changes to improve the clarity
Management System (ADAMS), which
who have asked to be included. The of the documents associated with the
provides text and image files of NRC’s
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public documents. If you do not have
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problems in accessing the documents
storage of spent nuclear fuel, high level
information to a much broader and more located in ADAMS, contact the NRC
radioactive waste, and reactor-related
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greater than Class C waste.
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DATES: Comments on the proposed rule firstname.lastname@example.org. An electronic copy of the
which provides automatic and
customized access to selected food must be received on or before June 11, proposed CoC No. 1025, the proposed
2007. TS, and the preliminary safety
safety news and information. This
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rulemakings submitted in writing or in proposed TS, the preliminary SER for
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Customers can add or delete
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the NRC cautions you against including copies of these documents may be
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